(530) 272-3300



Nevada County Public Assistance – CalFresh 

950 Maidu Avenue

Nevada City, CA 95959

530-265-1340 or 888-809-1340

The CalFresh Program, known as SNAP in other states and formerly known as Food Stamps, is an assistance program to buy food.  Individuals and families must meet income and asset tests to receive benefits. Click here for information on qualifying for food stamps.


Community Services

Gold Country Community Services

841 Old Tunnel Road
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-273-4961
Community center with array of fitness, dance, creative, and fun classes, senior nutrition programs, senior firewood program, informal workshops, preschool lunch program, recreational club, and facilitates the rental of the LOVE Building in Condon Park.


Project Go – Low Income Heating Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) for Nevada County

801 Vernon Street

Roseville, CA 95678

Assistance with residential utility bill payment, emergency assistance with residential energy-related crisis (utility shut-off notices, energy-related life-threatening emergency, and home weatherization.



(530) 272-3300

​Online Resources


Nevada County 211

Official online database of more than 4000 Nevada County agencies and programs. Or dial 2-1-1. 


Basic Needs Guide for Nevada County

Official online database of Nevada County resources for free clothing, diapers, food, and bicycle helmets; employment; transitional housing; emergency shelters; free and for-pay health care; crisis lines; and transportation.


​​Food Banks


Gold Country Veterans Stand Down 

Roseville Fairgrounds
800 All American Blvd
Roseville, CA 95678

916-632-6000

Meals and overnight stays; dental, medical, and eye services; veterinarian services; haircuts; clothes and personal care supplies; VA benefit assistance; health and human service assistance​. Open to veterans, their families, and active duty military.


Yuba-Sutter Veterans Stand Down

Riverfront Park Pavillion

Riverfront Park

Bizz Johnson Drive

Marysville, CA

530-749-6710

Office: 604 D Street, Marysville, CA

Food, shelter, clothing, employment opportunities, dental services. Women's health and female veterans service area.  Open to veterans, their families, and active duty military.If you are not in the VA system you may preregister at the Stand Down office at 604 D Street, Marysville. 

Food Bank of Nevada County

530-272-3796
Office hours Monday – Thursday 8:30 am - 3:00 pm. Call for distribution site locations, days, and times. Must produce some form of ID to prove residence in Nevada County.


Interfaith Food Ministry of Nevada County
440 Henderson St., Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-273-8132
Open Mon-Wed-Fri from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm. (Phone is only answered before 1:00 pm on Mon-Wed-Fri and before 10:00 am on Tuesdays and Thursdays.) Must produce proof of residence in Nevada County. Social Security numbers needed for each person in family. Each family may receive community donated food one time every two weeks.